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United States / 26-02-2015

Posters connecting ‘Students for Justice in Palestine’ to Hamas appear on campuses nationwide

Posters appeared on college campuses all over the United States the last couple of days, claiming pro-Palestinian student groups are “antisemitic,” and connected with Hamas.  These posters were first seen taped to poles across ...

Germany / 25-02-2015

German ex-lawyer convicted of Holocaust Denial in Munich

A former German attorney with well-known links to the far right has been convicted of Holocaust denial and sentenced to 20 months in prison. Munich state court spokeswoman Andrea Titz said ...

United States / 24-02-2015

New Campaign to fight antisemitism: 'Jew Hatred On Campus'

A new campaign has been launched by the David Horowitz Freedom Center to combat rapidly growing antisemitism on college campuses in the United States.  The campaign, “Jew Hatred on Campus” aims to educate ...

France / 23-02-2015

FN expels candidate for calling to kill Jews

Aveyron - Alexandre Larionov, a National Front candidate in Aveyron, was expelled for the party for antisemitic remarks.  The party said they had only discovered this issue through the press and that he had ...

Norway / 23-02-2015

Muslims form 'ring of peace' to protect Oslo synagogue

More than 1,000 people formed a "ring of peace" Saturday outside Oslo's main synagogue at the initiative of a group of young Muslims.  The event in the Norwegian capital follows a series ...

Britain / 20-02-2015

Holocaust survivor’s daughter speaks out against war on want’s antisemitism

Holocaust survivor’s daughter Yochy Davis and a team of fellow-protesters from the newly launched Jewish Human Rights Watch (JHRW) movement stood their ground outside the War On Words HQ in London.   With ‘War On Jews’ placard in ...

Britain / 19-02-2015

Teacher fined for posting pro-Hitler image on Facebook aimed at Jews

A teacher has been fined after pleading guilty to posting a pro-Hitler image on Facebook. Mahmudul Choudhury, a 35-year-old father of two, admitted the racially-aggravated offence aimed at Jews. He shared a ...

Israel / 18-02-2015

Facebook removes Hamas news page with 2.7 million likes

Facebook removed on Tuesday the page of Hamas' news agency Shehab, after Israeli students who are a part of a program to fight antisemitism reported the page. The students received a ...

France / 17-02-2015

5 French teens arrested over desecration of Jewish graves

Five teens ages 15 to 17 were arrested Monday for allegedly defacing hundreds of graves at a Jewish cemetery in Sarre-Union in northeastern France, close to the border with Germany.  The prosecutor, cited ...

France / 15-02-2015

Jail sentence for Holocaust denial on Facebook

Normandy criminal court sentenced Holocaust denier Vincent Reynouard for two years in prison for Holocaust denial on Facebook posts.  The case arose from a complaint filed by an association based on Caen, which perpetuates ...

Britain / 15-02-2015

Organizer of anti-Jewish rally arrested, banned from London area

The extremist behind the planned antisemitic March in Stamford Hill has been arrested over allegations of online abuse of MP Luciana Berger on Friday morning.  A Met Police spokesman said Joshua Bonehill was ...

France / 15-02-2015

Nazi jailed in France for denying Holocaust in Facebook posts

A criminal court in Normandy has sentenced French Nazi ideologue Vincent Reynouard to two years in jail for denying the Holocaust in Facebook postings. The case stems from a complaint filed by a ...

South Africa / 12-02-2015

Call for deregistration of Jewish students receives uncompromising response from vice-chancellor

In a strongly worded response to a memorandum received from the Student Representative Council (SRC) and the Progressive Youth Alliance at the Durban University of Technology, vice-chancellor Ahmed Bawa has written that it ...

Germany / 11-02-2015

Jewish groups call foul after German commission on antisemitism unveiled without Jews

Jewish groups in Germany sharply criticized a new government commission on antisemitism on Tuesday, saying the lack of a single Jewish member on the panel was scandalous and pledging to ...

Britain / 10-02-2015

Hackney Unites against antisemitism in Stamford Hill

A petition has been launched to stop an antisemitic demonstration organised by Somerset resident Joshua Bonehill-Paine in Stamford Hill in March.   The petition produced by Hackney Unites, a community coalition for social justice, calls on Hackney Council and the police ...

Britain / 10-02-2015

Reverend Stephen Sizer banned from social media after he blamed Israel for 9/11

A vicar who used his Facebook account to link Israel to the 9/11 attacks has been banned from using social media for six months, but has managed to keep his job with ...

Britain / 10-02-2015

British MPs: Weigh banning antisemitic social media posts

British prosecutors should seriously consider restricting online hate speech, U.K. lawmakers said in a February report on antisemitism. The All-Party Parliamentary Inquiry into Antisemitism suggests treating people who post tweets or Facebook updates ...

France / 08-02-2015

Teacher quits French school over ‘insidious Islamism’

A teacher at France’s only state-funded Muslim faith school has quit his job, writing in a leading newspaper that the establishment was riddled with antisemitism and was “promoting Islamism” to ...

United States / 08-02-2015

24 groups call on California to investigate professor’s ‘Boycott Israel Resource Page’

Twenty-four pro-Israel organizations have signed a letter to California Attorney General Kamala Harris demanding that she respond to evidence that California State University Northridge (CSUN) mathematics professor David Klein has illegally used taxpayer resources to promote ...

Britain / 08-02-2015

Sky apologises over Chief Rabbi interview

Sky News has apologised for showing images of the Gaza conflict during a Holocaust Memorial Day interview with Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis.  Peter Lowe, Sky News’ managing editor, was responding to viewer Jacqui Rudolph, ...

Germany / 06-02-2015

German Judge: Torching of Synagogue not motivated by antisemitism

This is an outrageous denial of reality. Three Palestinians in Germany threw firebombs at the synagogue in Wuppertal this past July. They were convicted of arson, but the judge did not believe they committed ...

Canada / 05-02-2015

Trent Central Student Association rescinds its boycott of Israel

On the heels of antisemitic controversy at Trent University, the Trent Central Student Association (TCSA) has decided to remove its boycott of Israel.  At a meeting last week, the students voted 47-28 to rescind ...

France / 03-02-2015

A person was arrested for antisemitic statements and Holocaust denial on the social networks

A young man of about 20 was arrested last Thursday at his home. The young man posted on Facebook and Twitter social networks antisemitic pictures and texts, and statements that incite hatred ...

United States / 01-02-2015

Pro-Israel students walk out of BDS event at UC Davis

On January 29, 2015, the UC Davis student senate debated whether to divest from corporations that do business in the State of Israel. This is the pro-Israel groups response.